Events are covered regionally & on a national scale. This includes listings for special gatherings, recurring events, & one-time affairs. Each listing is sorted by the date of the event then color coded by the nature of their interest:

  • Alternative Music & Culture in Rust.
  • BDSM & Fetish in Red.
  • Lifestyle & Swinger in Green.
  • Gay, Bi, & Transgender in Wine.
  • Mainstream in White.

Please note: some crossover will often exist, so the function in question will be listed by the nature that most reflects the general practice of its venue.

  • Our Main Calendar offers a full listing of all regional events.
  • Major National Events are listed on our Main Calendar & under their own page.
  • Please see Recurring Events for ongoing gatherings on a consistent schedule.
  • For News regarding recent developments in the scene, please see News & Notes.
  • For Concerts Coming Soon please see below...

Coming Sun Oct 13th
(Columbus Day Weekend):


Richard A.D. & The Metro Underground Present: The DC Fetish Ball!


Bringing us back to the National Stage, we're proud to announce this year's featured performance by international sensation Miss Rubber Doll!


With some of the scene's very best DJ's, models, fashion, & national talent, plus an incredible play space in one of the city's most lavish venues, The DC Fetish Ball brings a level of twisted delight worthy of the Nation's Capitol!  No doubt, THIS is a night you WON'T to miss. Are you ready for The Ball? See: DCFetishBall for more.

The DC Fetish Ball is an annual fundraiser for The Metro Underground.

 Video from 2018...

Regional Concerts:


  • Fri Aug 2nd3Teeth w/ Author & Punisher (Facebook): at Voltage Lounge, Philly.
  • Sat Aug 3rd - 3Teeth w/ Author & Punisher (Facebook): at Baltimore Soundstage.
  • Sat Aug 3rd - Sarah Mclachlan (Facebook): at WolfTrap w/ N.S.O.
  • Thu Aug 8th - Drab Magesty w/ Body of Light (Facebook): at Union Stage DC.
  • Sun Aug 11th - KISS: End of the Road Tour (Facebook): at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • Mon Aug 12th - Bryan Adams & Billy Idol (Facebook): at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • Tue Aug 13th - Alice Cooper & Halestorm (Facebook): at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • Fri Aug 16th - Sonic Youth (Facebook): at the 9:30 Club.
  • Sat Aug 17th - The Smashing Pumpkins (Facebook): Merriweather Post Pavilion.
  • Fri Aug 30th - Ash Code w/ SYZYGYX (Facebook): at Metro Gallery Baltimore.
  • Sun Sept 1st - Knotfest feat. Slipknot (Facebook): at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • Thu Sept 5th - Morrissey (Facebook): at the Merriweather Post Pavilion.
  • Sat Sept 7th - Iris 20th Anniv Tour (Facebook): at Underground Arts Philly.
  • Sun Sept 8th - Stabbing Westward (Facebook): at Union Stage DC.
  • Fri Sept 13th - Stone Temple Pilots (Facebook): at MECU Pavilion, Baltimore.
  • Tue Sept 17th - B-52's 40th Anniv Tour (Facebook): at The Anthem.
  • Wed Sept 18th - Test Dept & Severed Heads (Facebook): at Baltimore Soundstage.
  • Sat Sept 21st - Pop Will Eat Itself & Chemlab (Facebook): w/ DJ Neska at Ottobar.
  • Tue Sept 24th - Massive Attack (Facebook): at The Anthem.
  • Wed Sept 25th - Pig w/ Cyanotic (Facebook): at The Metro Gallery.
  • Thu Sept 26th - Pig @ Asylum13 (Facebook): at Bar XIII, Wilmington, Del.
  • Thu Sept 26th - Aesthetic Perfection (Facebook): at The Pie Shop DC.
  • Fri Sept 27th - Aesthetic Perfection (Facebook): at the Voltage Lounge, Philly.
  • Sept 28th-Oct 4th - Goth Cruise (Facebook): Carnival Conquest from Miami, Fla.
  • Sat Oct 5th - The Crystal Methode (Facebook): at the Voltage Lounge, Philly.
  • Sat Oct 26th - My Life w/ Thrill Kill Kult (Facebook): 1st Unitarian Church Philly.
  • Tue Oct 29th - My Life w/ the Thrill Kill Kult (Facebook): at Metro Gallery Balt.
  • Wed Nov 20th - Pigface Live (Facebook): at The Baltimore Soundstage.
  • Thu Nov 21st - Clan of Xymox (Facebook): at Union Stage DC.
  • Sat Dec 21st - The Crystal Methode (Facebook): at U Street Music Hall.

* Many more to come so please check back.

Main Concert Venues:

DC Metro Area: 

  • The Anthem (TheAnthemDC): 901 Wharf St. SW DC.
  • Echostage (Echostage): 2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE DC.
  • Capital One Arena (CapitalOneArena): 601 F St NW DC.
  • 9:30 Club (930Club): 815 V St. NW DC.
  • Black Cat (BlackCatDC): 1811 14th St. NW DC.
  • U Street Music Hall (UStreetMusic): 1115 U St. NW DC.
  • Rock & Roll Hotel (RocknRollHotel): 1353 H St. NE DC.
  • The Pie Shop (PieShopDC): 1339 H St NE DC.
  • Union Stage (UnionStage): 740 Water Street SW DC
  • Pearl Street Warehouse (PearlStreet): 33 Pearl St. SW DC.
  • Ivy City Smokehouse (IvyCitySmokehouse): 1356 Okie St. NE DC.
  • The Fillmore (FillmoreSilverSpr): 8656 Colesville Rd. Silver Spring, MD.
  • MGM Grand (MDMGrand):101 MGM National Ave. Oxon Hill, MD.
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion (MerriweatherMusic): 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy.
  • The State Theater (StateTheater) 220 N Washington St. Falls Church, VA
  • The Birchmere (Birchmere): 3701 Mt Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA.
  • Jammin Java (JamminJava): 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA.
  • Two Silos Live! (FarmBrewLive): 9901 Discovery Blvd. Manassas, VA. 
  • Jiffy Lube Live (LiveNation): 7800 Cellar Door Dr, Bristow, VA.
  • WolfTrap (WolfTrap): 1551 Trap Rd. Vienna, VA.


Baltimore Metro Area:


Philadelphia & Surrounding Areas:

  • The Fillmore Philly (FillmorePhilly): 29 E Allen St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Franklin Music Hall (TheBoweryPresents): 421 N 7th St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Voltage Lounge (VoltageLounge): 421 N 7th St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • The Trocadero (TheTroc): 1003 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Union Transfer (UnionTransfer): 1026 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • The Foundry (Fillmore/Foundry): 29 E Allen St. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Coda (Coda): 1712 Walnut St. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Bar XIII (BarXIII): 1706 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, Del.


Richmond Metro Area:

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